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My maytag fridge is so cold every thing freezes unless i unplug it

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You either have your controls set to high they really need to be at factory setting to recieve optima results or you have a air damper/ cold control issue

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You can fix the problem yourself, all you have to do is to follow the procedure that is below,

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